Jetstar passengers are left stranded at Hawke's Bay Airport after their flight leaves early, and a 68-year-old Kaitaia woman is burgled while she was sleeping. These are just two of the stories making headlines around the regions today.

Four Jetstar passengers were stranded at Hawke's Bay Airport yesterday morning after their flight left 10 minutes early.

A 68-year-old Kaitaia woman is left shaken but otherwise unharmed after her tiny one-bedroom unit was burgled on Monday night while she slept.

Expect to see a few freshly shaved heads around Tauranga this week as head shaving events are being held all over the city to raise money for Leukemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand.


Rotorua students have had an opportunity to see different aspects of the health industry in action as part of the Health Industry Big Day Out held yesterday.

The army is calling time on basic training in Waiouru by moving it to new, purpose-built facilities in the South Island. The move, scheduled for 2018, will see all of the camp's new recruits undergo basic training at Burnham, Christchurch.